IBM Security Network Intrusion Prevention System Firmware V4.4 delivers SNORT compatibility and network capacity planning for IBM Security Network Intrusion Prevention System GX series appliances

IBM United States Services Announcement 612-011
February 28, 2012


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IBM® Security Network Intrusion Prevention System Firmware V4.4 delivers:



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IBM Security Network Intrusion Prevention System Firmware V4.4 delivers network protection that is designed to:

What's new

IBM Security Network Intrusion Prevention System Firmware V4.4 delivers many new features for select GX series appliances:

IBM Security Network Intrusion Prevention System can be used in conjunction with IBM Security QRadar security information and event management (SIEM) and IBM Security QRadar QFlow Collectors to help defend against zero-day threats through virtual patching and traffic profiling. This helps maintain compliance with policy and regulatory mandates, monitors and controls social media, performs advanced incident analysis via correlation of flow data with security events and log data, and provides a continuous profiling of assets to identify new hosts and discover what ports, services, and applications they are running.



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March 22, 2012: Electronic delivery only



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IBM Security Network Intrusion Prevention System Firmware V4.4 is designed to help stop Internet threats before they impact your business. Preemptive protection, or protection that works ahead of the threat, is available from IBM through its proprietary combination of line-speed performance, security intelligence, and a modular extensible protection engine that can add new layers of protection as threats evolve.

The IBM Security Network Intrusion Prevention System protection engine employs multiple intrusion prevention technologies working in tandem to help monitor, detect, or block these classes of network threats:

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Technical information

The following models, with all supported hardware and connection types, are supported:

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For pricing information, contact your IBM Security representative at 1-800-776-2362.

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